Our only May Amelia / by Jennifer L. Holm.

As the only girl in a Finnish American family of seven brothers, May Amelia Jackson resents being expected to act like a lady while growing up in Washington state in 1899.

Main Author: Holm, Jennifer L.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, c1999.
Edition: 1st ed.
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Summary: As the only girl in a Finnish American family of seven brothers, May Amelia Jackson resents being expected to act like a lady while growing up in Washington state in 1899.
Physical Description: 253 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 2000.
ISBN: 0060278226
Author Notes: After graduating from Dickinson College, Jennifer L. Holm became a broadcast producer of television commercials and music videos for numerous companies including Nickelodeon, MTV, American Express, Hershey's and Huggies. Her first book, Our Only May Amelia, was a 2000 Newbery Honor Book. Both Penny from Heaven and Turtle in Paradise were Newbery Honor recipients in 2007 and 2011, respectively. She is also the author of numerous series including Boston Jane, Babymouse, and The Stink Files, which she writes with her husband Jonathan Hamel. Her title, The Fourteenth Goldfish made The New York Times Best Seller List in 2014.

(Bowker Author Biography)